Two pensioners were tied up in what police are describing as two "cold and calculated" burglaries in Lincolnshire at the weekend.Read the full story ›
Police link two separate burglaries in Gainsborough in which pensioners were tied up and threatened.Read the full story ›
The M180 is closed at junction 3 in Lincolnshire - between Gainsborough and Scawby - due to a collision between two lorries.
It happened on the East-bound carriageway shortly after 8.10 am and it is thought that one of the drivers has sustained serious but not life-threatening injuries.
The motorway has been closed in both directions to allow the air-ambulance to land and then to take the injured driver to hospital.
The body of Jonathan 'Willy' Baines, 44, was discovered at a house on Ropery Road in Gainsborough in August.Read the full story ›
Police in Lincolnshire are investigating the use of a stolen credit card to purchase £2,400’s worth of jewellery.
The card was used by a man at around 1pm on Monday 28 November to purchase a bangle for £995 and a chain for £1,440 from Barnes and Son in Lord Street.
Detectives would like to speak with the man pictured as part of our inquires.
He was believed to be in his 30’s, of a stocky build with thinning hair and had a moustache.
A 51-year-old woman has been charged with the murder of 44-year-old Jonathan Baines in Gainsborough.
Pamela McLaggan, of Greystones Road, Gainsborough, will appear at Lincoln Magistrates Court tomorrow. A man, also arrested after Mr Baines was found stabbed to death at his home in Ropery Road, has been released without charge.
We would like to thank the local residents who assisted our appeal – your information was extremely valuable and has helped us to resolve this investigation quickly. This was an isolated incident and we are continuing to support the family of Jonathan.
Lincolnshire Police are treating the fire at a derelict football ground as arson.
Two local men, aged 21 and 37, have been arrested in connection with the incident and are currently in custody being questioned.
Lincolnshire Police believe that the deceased man is Jonathan Baines,44, known as ‘Willy’ to his friends.
Formal identification has not yet taken place but his family have been informed and police are supporting them through this traumatic time.
The victim’s name is being released to encourage people who saw him on Sunday 31st July to come forward and contact police.
We know that Jonathan spent yesterday afternoon at the Market Rasen races and visited pubs on his return to Gainsborough.
We don’t know which premises or who he was with, so we urgently want to hear from people who either saw him or spoke to him
Lincolnshire Police have begun a murder enquiry after a man was found stabbed at a house in Gainsborough.
Police were called to a house in Ropery Road, Gainsborough in the early hours of this morning.
Two people have been arrested and will be questioned about the incident.
The Gainsborough St Barnabas charity shop on Church Street has been forced to close after a significant fall in sales over the past two years.
The store will close its doors for the final time on 31 August after six years of trading.
This difficult decision has been made because of a significant fall in sales over the past two years which has resulted in the shop being no longer financially viable for the hospice.
Like many charities, we are operating in a tough economic environment and need to ensure we have the right structures in place to meet our current financial target and also to adapt to future needs and challenges.
We will be offering full support to those staff and volunteers that are affected as we implement the closure of this shop.
We are grateful to the Gainsborough community for their support of our shop over the past six years and to our team of staff and volunteers who have dedicated their time and efforts to our hospice.